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  • 2018-02-10 MEDITATION 101: Learn to let go and create calm Saturday, February 10 from 9:00-11:00 am in the Prayer Room Pieter Drummond Come spend time learning to be mindful, to watch and listen with greater presence and purpose. Come learn a very natural practice for relaxing the body and calming the mind. The class will include periods of guided meditation and discussion. “Be still and know that ...
  • 2018-02-11 Shrove Sunday Pancake Breakfast Sunday, February 11th, we hold our annual Shrove Sunday Pancake Breakfast between the services. Come to share fellowship and food. If you are able to help out in the kitchen, flipping pancakes or washing dishes, please call the office and let us know we can count on you.
  • 2018-02-13 Silver Guild: Cruising by Foot – The Camino de Santiago Tuesday, February 13 at 1:30 pm in the Parish Hall Margaret Nordahl West Seattle community member Margaret Nordahl will share her pictures and her story of walking nearly 500 miles over 37 days in Northern Spain this past fall. Beginning the Camino Frances in the French village of St. Jean Pied de Port, walking over the Pyrenees, ...
  • 2018-02-14 Ash Wednesday Wednesday, February 14, Noon (Prayer Room) or 6:30 pm (Church) On this day, the beginning of Lent, we are marked with the sign of the cross on our foreheads to remember our humanity, as we hear the words, “Remember you are dust and to dust you will return.” This is a service of Holy Eucharist. Following ...
  • 2018-02-21 Lent Formation Series Wednesday Evenings, February 21, 28, March 7, 14, & 21 5:30-6:30 Soup Supper, Parish Hall 6:30-7:00 Evening Prayer, Prayer Room 7:15-8:15 Option #1: Animate: Faith video and discussion series Led by Katie Bucy and Becky Kacel in the Community ...
  • Inquirers’ Class First and Third Sundays in December, January, and February, 4:30-5:30 pm in the Library (December 3 & 17, January 7 & 21, February 4* & 18) If you are new to the Episcopal Church or you just want to know more it, this class is for you! The classes cover basic information about the Bible, the Book of Common Prayer, the ...

Announcements

  • Lent Formation Series Wednesday Evenings, February 21, 28, March 7, 14, & 21 5:30-6:30 Soup Supper, Parish Hall 6:30-7:00 Evening Prayer, Prayer Room 7:15-8:15 Option #1: Animate: Faith video and discussion series Led by Katie Bucy and Becky Kacel in the Community ...
  • 2018-02-13 Silver Guild: Cruising by Foot – The Camino de Santiago Tuesday, February 13 at 1:30 pm in the Parish Hall Margaret Nordahl West Seattle community member Margaret Nordahl will share her pictures and her story of walking nearly 500 miles over 37 days in Northern Spain this past fall. Beginning the Camino Frances in the French village of St. Jean Pied de Port, walking over the Pyrenees, ...
  • 2018-02-10 MEDITATION 101: Learn to let go and create calm Saturday, February 10 from 9:00-11:00 am in the Prayer Room Pieter Drummond Come spend time learning to be mindful, to watch and listen with greater presence and purpose. Come learn a very natural practice for relaxing the body and calming the mind. The class will include periods of guided meditation and discussion. “Be still and know that ...
  • Inquirers’ Class First and Third Sundays in December, January, and February, 4:30-5:30 pm in the Library (December 3 & 17, January 7 & 21, February 4* & 18) If you are new to the Episcopal Church or you just want to know more it, this class is for you! The classes cover basic information about the Bible, the Book of Common Prayer, the ...
  • Weekly Watercolor Painting Workshop The first gathering is Monday, September 11, from 10:00 am ‘til Noon.
  • Diaper Drive Help our young neighbors in need by donating diapers and wipes.
  • Helping our neighbors in need: West Seattle Thriftway donates 1% of all receipts to the West Seattle Food Bank. A collection carton for receipts in is the Narthex.
  • 2017 Financial Stewardship Information for ways to donate or pledge on-going support to the parish.
  • Support Local Food Banks Food and financial donations to help our local food banks can be brought to St. John’s.
  • Helping the Homeless at Camp Second Chance Donations of winter clothing items are sought for the homeless folks at Camp Second Chance.
  • News from West Seattle Interfaith Network & SJB Homeless Workers Starting in December, SJB will begin collecting items for Camp Second Chance, located on Meyers Way SW, just south of the LDS Meetinghouse.  The Seattle Police Department has assigned Officer Todd Weibke, to the West Seattle area as a monitor of the homeless camps, issues, and help.  He also monitors Alki and greenbelt areas.  Officer ...
  • Act Locally: Help those in need Every Saturday, 12-2 PM, a group of people from West Seattle churches serve “a meal/a smile/and donations” in White Center. This all happens in the parking lot on south side of Bartells at SW Roxbury & 15 Ave SW.  More helpers are needed. The homeless folks receiving are in so much need and your presence ...
  • Make Rag Rugs with the Arts and Crafts Co-op There are lots of fun ways to help with this worthwhile project.
  • Southside Garden-Labyrinth Saint John has begun work on a labyrinth and contemplative garden to the south of the church, between the building and Hanford Street.
  • Get Creative with the Arts and Crafts Co-op! Arts & Crafts Co-op is making Rag Rugs — Get creative with us! No experience required.
  • Yarn needed for Threads of Love The Threads of Love ministry at St. John’s makes and donates handmade items to Seattle Children’s Hospital: blankets, hats, ditty bags, burial outfits, booties, and some therapy balls.
  • Assisting Homeless and Low Income Youth in West Seattle St. John’s has pledged support to low income and homeless youth at Chief Sealth International High School.
  • Food Bank Wish List Bring contributions to the baskets in the narthex. Always Needed: Protein, Canned Meats/Tuna, Canned Vegetables, Beans (Canned or Dry), Canned Soup, Canned Fruit, Pasta, Baby Food & Formula…